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BOTSWANA- YOUR PRIME DESTINATION TO INVEST!!!   Botswana is a peaceful with an excellent investment climate. It enjoys political stability & good governance as well as stable macro-economic environment. Botswana is the most transparent country in Africa according to Transparency International.   INVESTMENT INCENTIVES   Botswana offers many incentives for in...
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Botswana Accountancy College (BAC) HAS 214 TOTAL STAFF COMPLEMENT

The total staff complement for Botswana Accountancy College (BAC) is 214, of these, 83 are academic staff while 131 are non-teaching staff. The college has employed 83 full-time and 14 part-time lecturers and the distribution is as follows: Full-time lecturers : Batswana    = 41 Expatriates = 42 Part-time lecturers: Batswana    = 3 Expatriates = 11 The contracts for the 42...
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Over 3036, Graduates Engineers registered with the Directorate of Public Service Management (DPSM) Database

The number of graduates in the field engineering, registered with Directorate with the Directorate of Public Service Management (DPSM) Database per discipline/ Specialization is at follows. ENGINEERING DISCIPLINE   QUALIFICATION TOTAL     DEGREE DIPLOMA   Mechanical   234                                      225 459 Electrical/ Electronic   172            ...
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Over the past nine (9) years, four mining (4) mining companies have closed operations in Botswana after being placed under liquidation as a result of untenable cash flow situations. These were typically attributable to poor commodity prices and unsustainable operating costs. These mines are, BCL Limited, Tati Nickel Mining Company, Messina Copper Botswana (pty) Ltd, and Discovery Copper Botswa...
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LIST OF SECTORS/SUB SECTORS/PRODUCTS IDENTIFIED TO BE POSSIBLE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES Manufacturing 1. Stationery (Envelopes, exercise books, minute books, note pads, pencils, printing papers, staplers, punchers etc. 2. Pharmaceuticals (Medicines, Veterinary medicines/drugs, surgical gloves, condoms, bandages, syringes, plasters etc.); 3. Food and Food Products {infant formula, bread, bisc...
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Registering a new Business in Botswana

Guide to Starting a Business in Botswana Botswana is one of Africa’s most stable countries and also the continent’s longest continuous multi-party democracy. Botswana is considered as one among the countries that are corruption-free. All these factors make Botswana one of the best places for starting a business in Africa. The Botswana government has been promoting start-ups, new business ve...
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Government of Botswana Affirmative Action In Favour of Youth

Ministry of Youth Empowerment, sport and culture Development (MYSC)     GOVERNMENT POLICY REFORM 2015: AFFIRMATIVE ACTION IN FAVOUR OF YOUTH   POLICY INSTRUMENTS National Policy on Youth (2010) Presidential Directive CAB 14 (B)/ 2015 Local Procurement Scheme Presidential Directive CAB 19(b)/ 2013 Permanent Secretary, MIST savingram on minor maintenance ...
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Licensed Casinos in Botswana

Licensed Casinos in Botswana Name of Casino Location No. Of EGM Floor No. of EGM Licensed No. Of  Table Floors No. OF Tables Licensed Expiry Date of Licence Avani Gaborone 150 150 11 13 07 Jan 2033 Grand Palm Gaborone 150 233 16 22 29 April 2021 Thakadu Letlhakane 50 50 0 0 9 September 2025 Marang Francistown 58 58 0 0 07 March 2023...
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Government efforts improve sales

Government efforts improve sales Efforts by government to encourage government institutions to acquire artworks and craft items produced by Batswana visual artists to adorn offices and public spaces have helped to improve sales of artworks by Batswana thereby improving livelihoods of individual artists. Officially opening the 2018 President’s Day Competitions; national art, basket and cr...
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CIPA contributes to National Doing Business Reforms Roadmap

CIPA contributes to National Doing Business Reforms Roadmap Companies and Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA) is said to be directly contributing six of the 40 reforms on the National Doing Business Reforms Roadmap. Responding to a questionnaire from BOPA, CIPA acting registrar general, Ms Ntesang Sebetso said the reforms include introducing business deadlines, online business registr...
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